Friday, August 31, 2007

School is restarting soon...

but frequent posts here may not be. I had a great time last year sharing my lunches with all of you, but I think I'm a little burnt out for now on the blogging front. I'm also not sure if I'll be taking lunches this year since I think I'm going to end up taking organic chemistry instead of lunch (if you didn't already notice, I'm a huge nerd) and just eating little bits in between classes. I'll try and post every once in a while since I am still cooking and eating and maybe I'll eventually get back to lunches.

Here's to a fabulous senior year of high school! Hoping you all the best.

Wednesday, August 15, 2007

Community Supported Agriculture

As an experiment this summer, my family joined community supported agriculture (CSA). Every week we get local organic produce delivered to a nearby pickup location. Although we do sometimes get vegetables that nobody in my family likes too much (beets and bok choy anyone?), it's a lot of fun and a great way to try things I might have otherwise never bought. Additionally, we can go to the farm and pick a number of other crops and flowers for no extra charge. Most of the produce we get is in very good condition, and of course, very fresh. Even though I think CSA is a great experience and a really good cause, we probably won't be signing up again next year. The delivered shares only come in one size and for three people it's too much food. We've looked around a bit, but we haven't found anyone interested in splitting a box. Not to mention, next fall I'll be moving away and going off to college (woah, !

Right now we're getting some great varieties of heirloom tomatoes including the monsters pictured below: